Oddie is on the History Hunt
by Bill Oddie and Tessa Dunlop, History Hunters
is a brand new BBC Daytime game show in which teams turn detective
in the UK's cities and towns to investigate a celebrity son or daughter.
well as guessing the identity of the famous person, they must also
answer general questions on history.
are written clues and sometimes even a blood relation to help them
on the way.
isn't all plain sailing though, because there are also red herrings
and other famous people to throw the hunters off the scent.
drops in from time to time to check their progress, question decisions
and plant seeds of doubt and, when he's not on the team, he is off
revealing social history insights on the person and the place.
winning team receive a British Ancestral Research Personal Family
Hunters is made by BBC Bristol.
new to BBC Daytime this autumn, a new quiz show pitting the champions
of previous TV quiz shows - the Eggheads - against a new
team of Challengers everyday.
by BBC News presenter Dermot Murnaghan, the aim of the game is for
the Challengers to try and win the prize money if they can successfully
beat the Eggheads.
Oddie can also be seen next week in Wild In Your Garden,
the biggest live broadcast of British wildlife ever attempted.
begins on Bank Holiday Monday (26 May) on BBC TWO, CBBC, BBCi and
Out with Tessa Dunlop investigates the disappearance of actor Leslie
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